England: The Taiji Demo In London Yesterday. Some Photos and Video.

England

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gjErrTO8jk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oiy2IrzlRPY

 

SAV Comment:

If anyone wishes to make independent gripes to the dolphin and whale murderers of Japan, then please use the following link to find your own national contacts:

http://www.mofa.go.jp/about/emb_cons/mofaserv.html

http://www.mofa.go.jp/about/emb_cons/over/

dolphin cries

Taiji 1

We are sticking with the Taiji issue this weekend.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fbNQRrJdGQs

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/sharon-bull/we-can-be-heroes_b_8960564.html

Here is a link below on the London demo yesterday, with several photos and also a video of the speech by Dom Dwyer – just scroll down on this link until you come to the video.

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2016/01/16/david-bowie-heroes-dolphin-activists-japanese-embassy-taiji_n_8998846.html

 

dolphin march

 dolphin and calf

SAV Comment – We have put together a sample letter which you can copy and send to the Japanese authorities across the world.

Click on the following links to find many Japanese ‘national’ contacts:

http://www.mofa.go.jp/about/emb_cons/mofaserv.html

http://www.mofa.go.jp/about/emb_cons/over/

SAMPLE LETTER – copy and send, or copy and personalise as you wish.

Use the above links to select where you send copies of your letter.

Each year in Taiji, Japan; dolphins are chased into a small cove and butchered in the most horrific and cruel way imaginable. These hunts are subsidized by the dolphin captivity industry, which pays top money for a few “show quality” dolphins that are ripped from their families and sold on to aquatic centres in order to perform stupid tricks for a brain dead audience, whilst the rest of the captured pod is killed for meat. This dolphin meat has been proven to be laden with mercury and PCBs, all of which are very harmful to Japanese citizens who eat the meat.

Due to a major attempt to cover up the hunt by the Japanese government (which drastically fails in the rest of the world); most Japanese citizens don’t even know that the hunts exist in their land. The Japanese government very much supports the dolphin killers, whilst denying any public health issues.  Both issues are now being widely publicised to the world through international campaign networks, the internet and film such as ‘The Cove’.

The Japanese government are still attempting to resist worldwide actions taken against them for both dolphin and for whale slaughter; which takes place each year under the false guise of ‘Scientific research’.  The Japanese government may believe there are no public health issues for its own citizens regarding the dolphin slaughter, and may kid itself that it needs to undertake ‘research’ in whales as it falsely claimed for many years; but thanks to global communication processes nowdays, the rest of the world instantly knows the real truth; this is why Japan (as a nation) is hated internationally by the environmental movement and also why so many protests are taking place outside its embassies located around the world.

There is a simple way to resolve this – that is for Japan to stop the killing of both dolphins and whales now.  Animal welfare campaigners who speak out against the dolphin murders are now being directly targeted – the latest being Mr Ric O’Barry who has been held at Tokyo’s Narita airport since Monday 18th January.

Mr O’Barry is a longtime leader in opposition to the annual Taiji (town) dolphin hunt, which has gained a negative worldwide reputation since the release and viewing of the film ‘The Cove’.  ‘The Cove’ has shown the teal cruelty of Japan to the rest of the world;  which has led to a worldwide hatred for the actions of Japan on whales and dolphins ever since.

There is no reason whatsoever why Mr O’Barry should be held by Japan.  He has always been very careful not to violate any laws, whilst at the same time working within the legal system of Japan.  If Japan thinks their actions will result in bad publicity for the organisation named ‘Sea Shepherd’, which is most probably why Mr O’Barry is now being held; then Japan is very wrong.

The world largely supports the actions of Sea Shepherd whilst undertaking a national hatred of the Japanese people and what they do in murdering the natural wonders of our oceans.

It is time for Japan to change, and change now – immediately.  For only when Japan does take actions to ban both the dolphin murders and whale murders which it undertakes at present; only then will it be accepted back into the international community as a nation which has respect of others for attempts to preserve the wonderful creatures of our oceans.  All the time the Japanese led killings continue, Japan will continue to be singled out and targeted for what it is – simply murderers of the wonderful wildlife of the world’s oceans; nothing more, nothing less.

Japan needs to take action and to take it immediately – ban the killing of dolphins and whales now, today.

Yours truly,

YOUR Name and nationality.

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The Cove

The cove advert

dolphin and calf

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